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I read an Advance Copy and Believe Me YOU WANT THIS BOOK
on June 11, 2012
Don't Look Now but a Couple of GANGS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE GOVERNMENT!
One is not enough! Jesse Ventura now takes on BOTH political parties!
Get ready for a No-Holds-Barred attack on the political monopoly of two-party politics in America and the fact that they have a stranglehold on our political system, not to mention their very intentional EXCLUSION of other parties and Independents. It's now a big game being controlled by the FATCATS, Folks. And YOU CAN'T PLAY unless they let you in.
The two political parties behave exactly like GANGS who have taken over a neighborhood. In fact, the book's title is a reference to precisely that; the Bloods and the Crips who, also fought each other for decades, wreaking havoc on their turf. Republicans and Democrats have done the EXACT SAME THING. Only, in this case, they have TAKEN OVER OUR COUNTRY.
I had the great pleasure of reading an advance copy of this book and let me tell you, it pulls NO punches.
The book details and documents how our electoral and legislative process has been taken over through a corrupt process of lobbyists and campaign contributing by corporations and the wealthy. Let's call it what it is, just like Jesse does, BRIBERY.
But the book also details the way OUT of this mess, a NO-party system replacing the Two-party system, REWARDING INTEGRITY instead of ineptitude and cronyism. THAT WAS THE WISH OF THE FOUNDERS of this country and this book shows us how to get it!
You know that nice feeling you get, when you finally hear what you know is the truth, spoken loudly and clearly. You get a ton of that with this book. The quotes in the book are fantastic. Here are just a few to get you started:
"Wall Street gets bailed out, while average homeowners who got bilked by the banks go broke."
"Not one Street-wise exec gets prosecuted for mega fraud, but if you get caught selling an ounce of marijuana, hasta la vista, baby."
"Big money has corrupted the government, including the thievery of our election process."
"I love Wall Street, I just don't like the crooks and conspirators who run it."
"89 percent of Americans say they `distrust government to do the right thing.'" Well, now it's time that we, THE MAJORITY, do something about it.
Ventura & Russell raise some very cogent points in this book and ask some great questions that we should all pay attention to.
People losing their jobs and homes are just collateral damage to these people. Just like civilians who get caught in the crossfire are just collateral damage to the street gangs.
Their SYSTEM of TWO-PARTY CONTROL ensures that THE RICH GET RICHER and THE POOR STAY POOR. That's no coincidence. That's the way that it's designed! They control it and we're not invited to the party.
Why don't we just abolish the whole two-party system? It doesn't work unless you're a Wall Street Fatcat or a Big Corporate Interest.
So why not "open up the game" for everybody?
"Hey, if competition is good for the economy, why isn't the same true for politics?"
With a presidential election coming up, there could not be a more important book or more appropriate time. It's high time we reform our electoral process and this book leads the way. Enjoy!